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Minimizing computational errors of tsunami wave-ray and travel time
Andrei Guryevich Marchuk

Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS
Novosibirsk State University

UDC code: 004.942

Accuracy of computational methods for tsunami kinematics is very important in obtaining reliable results. Methods based on Huygens principle are the most effective for computations on the rectangular computational grids. The present study proposes modification in the methodology of determining tsunami travel-times and of wave-ray paths. An approximate ray trace path can be developed from a source origin point to any other point on a computational grid by solving directly the problem – and thus obtain the tsunami travel times. The initial ray approximation can be optimized with the use of an algorithm that calculates all potential variations and applies corrections to travel-time values.

Key Words
ray path optimization, wave-ray, computational grid, wave travel time, tsunami wave kinematics

How to cite:
Marchuk A. G. Minimizing computational errors of tsunami wave-ray and travel time // Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies. - 2013. - Volume 11, Issue No 3. - P. 27-36. - ISSN 1818-7900. (in Russian).

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Main title Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies, Volume 11, Issue No 3 (2013).
Parallel title: Novosibirsk State University Journal of Information Technologies Volume 11, Issue No 3 (2013).

Key title: Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii
Abbreviated key title: Vestn. Novosib. Gos. Univ., Ser.: Inf. Tehnol.
Variant title: Vestnik NGU. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii

Year of Publication: 2013
ISSN: 1818-7900 (Print), ISSN 2410-0420 (Online)
Publisher: Novosibirsk State University Press
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